Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club Show & Sale

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Jon Soyka President of the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club shows of his current favourite postcards in his vast collection. These postcards are part of a series of cards produced by R.T. Kelly Advertising Company that opened in Hamilton in 1913. The series of photographic cards highlight employees working in the companies different departments. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator Jon Soyka President of the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club shows off a couple of his favourite postcards in his vast collection. These postcards are part of a series of cards produced by R.T. Kelly Advertising Company that opened in Hamilton in 1913. The series of photographic cards highlight employees working in the companies different departments. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Ross Taylor of Burlington collects postcards of local scenes - including Hamilton , Halton, and Waterdown. He is seen here searching through vender Linda Tuinstra's collection. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorRoss Taylor of Burlington collects postcards of local scenes – including Hamilton , Halton, and Waterdown. He is seen here searching through vender Linda Tuinstra’s collection. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Postcards for sale organized in their boxes by topic.Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorPostcards for sale organized in their boxes by topic from Gypsies to Ocean Liners. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Jane Brander of Westdale is thrilled to find a postcard of the school that her mother attended in Davidson Saskatchewan. Her 11 year old son Anton Kredl takes a look. Brander's brother in law , Larry Kredl , a collector from Montreal was selling post cards at the show so the family attended for the first time to see what the show was all about. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorJane Brander of Westdale is thrilled to find a postcard of the school that her mother attended in Davidson, Saskatchewan. Her 11 year old son Anton Kredl takes a look. Brander’s brother in law, Larry Kredl, a collector from Montreal was selling post cards at the show so the family attended for the first time to see what the show was all about.  Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Jane Brander of Westdale is thrilled to find a postcard of the school that her mother attended in Davidson Saskatchewan. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorHamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Larry Cherns of St Catharines searches through hundreds of postcards looking for ones to fill his collection. Cherns collects postcards of any topic or theme that date before 1955 which include correspondence .Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator Larry Cherns of St Catharines searches through hundreds of postcards looking for ones to fill his collection. Cherns collects postcards of any topic or theme that date before 1955 which include correspondence .Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 The asking price for this unique advertising postcard $1,250.00 .Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorThe asking price for this unique advertising postcard $1,250.00 .Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Jon Soyka President of the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club helps a customer with a purchase. Soyka says that the club which has about 45 members meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at the meeting room at the Burlington Fortinos in the Ikea plaza. Everyone is welcome. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator Jon Soyka President of the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Club helps a customer with a purchase.  Soyka says that the club which has about 45 members meets the 4th Wednesday of every month at the meeting room at the Burlington Fortinos in the Ikea plaza. Everyone is welcome. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Sita and David Winstone of Bristol England were at the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Show and sale Sunday at the Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre. The couple are in Canada visiting and brought their collections with them for this show. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorSita and David Winstone of Bristol, England were at the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Show and Sale Sunday at the Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre. The couple are in Canada visiting and brought their collections with them for this show. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Sita and David Winstone of Bristol England were at the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Show and sale Sunday at the Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre. The couple are in Canada visiting and brought their collections with them for this show. Included with their postcards the pair collect and sell cigarette cards that were very popular up until W.W.II- when they stopped being made. The cards which were included in the cigarette packet when purchased featured everything from heads of state, to movie stars, to butterflies and other wildlife. The Windstones say that children were the first collectors of the cards with their fathers passing them off with the purchase of every new pack. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton Ontario, Sept 27, 2015 Sita and David Winstone of Bristol England were at the Golden Horseshoe Post Card Show and sale Sunday at the Dundas Lions Memorial Community Centre. The couple are in Canada visiting and brought their collections with them for this show. Included with their postcards the pair collect and sell cigarette cards that were very popular up until W.W.II- when they stopped being made. The cards which were included in the cigarette packet when purchased featured everything from heads of state, to movie stars, to butterflies and other wildlife. The Windstones say that children were the first collectors of the cards with their fathers passing them off with the purchase of every new pack. Cathie Coward/ Hamilton SpectatorIncluded with their postcards, Sita and David Winstone collect and sell cigarette cards that were very popular up until WWII when they stopped being made. The cards which were included in the cigarette packet when purchased featured everything from heads of state, to movie stars, to butterflies and other wildlife. The Windstones say that children were the first collectors of the cards with their fathers passing them off with the purchase of every new pack.  Cathie Coward/ Hamilton Spectator

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